The Bhiwandi police in Thane district had registered a case in opposition to Sharma over her remarks concerning the Prophet throughout a TV debate
Thane: Suspended BJP spokesperson Nupur Sharma, who was summoned by the Bhiwandi police in Maharashtra on Monday over her alleged objectionable remarks in opposition to Prophet Mohammad, has sought time to look earlier than the police to document her assertion, a senior official stated.
Sharma has been granted time and won’t seem earlier than the Bhiwandi police on Monday, he stated.
The official didn’t specify how a lot time Sharma has been granted.
The Bhiwandi police in Thane district had registered a case in opposition to Sharma over her remarks concerning the Prophet throughout a TV debate, following a grievance lodged by a consultant of the Raza Academy on Could 30, he stated.
That they had additionally registered a case in opposition to expelled BJP functionary Naveen Kumar Jindal over his alleged controversial tweets in opposition to Prophet Mohammad and requested him to document his assertion on June 15, an official earlier stated.
The Bhiwandi police on Sunday detained a 19-year-old Muslim man for allegedly posting a derogatory comment on Prophet Mohammad and displaying assist to Nupur Sharma over her controversial feedback, a senior official earlier stated.
The accused was taken into custody by the police after tense scenario prevailed within the city over his viral social media submit, which angered members of the Muslim group, he stated.
The person has apologised, Deputy Commissioner of Police, Zone-II, Bhiwandi, Yogesh Chavan stated on Sunday evening, including that an offence was registered in opposition to him beneath Indian Penal Code Part 153A (selling disharmony, enmity or emotions of hatred between completely different teams).
Chavan appealed to residents of the city to not consider in rumours and assist the police in sustaining legislation and order.
Earlier, the Mumbra police in Thane requested Sharma to look earlier than them on June 22 to document her assertion over her remarks.
The Mumbai Police have additionally summoned her to document a press release on June 25 in connection together with her remarks concerning the Prophet throughout a TV debate triggered an enormous controversy.
The police had requested for a video of the talk from the information channel involved.
The BJP had on June 5 suspended its nationwide spokesperson Nupur Sharma and expelled Delhi BJP media head Jindal after their alleged derogatory remarks in opposition to the Prophet led to an outrage in India and Gulf international locations.